"I would counter with "As a believer, can your life have purpose and meaning?"
Isn't the whole purpose of most religions to live this life for the next? I maintain that atheists value life much more than believers."
"I'm not certain that porn is good for society as a whole. Perhaps in the short term if we're to believe the numbers. But I can't help feeling it's just one more part of a society that increasingly seems to be gravitating toward…"
"I agree that there's much about Bill Maher that bothers me, but he does have an audience and has the courage (or power through ratings) to push a generally liberal, non-religious point of view. I think, as long as his audience can think for…"
"I don't know about a community where I live, but I do know how much it's helped me to find people I can talk with on the internet without having to hide a part of me. atheistnexus.org is a powerful force for good."
"Though I am an atheist, I am also an artist (musician). Music is the language of emotion as well as reason. I've seen too often as a performer how my mood can transform a room, one way or the other. I read a book recently.…"
"I'm 62. It seemed to me through much of my life that the world was progressing. My impression was that things were pretty much in their place. When J.F. K was running for office there was a lot of worry that he'd make decisions based on…"
"I was told in college by a history teacher that the practice in those times was to have the prisoner carry a beam across the shoulders that was lifted up and set on top of a pole at the crucifixion site. I just thought it was interesting but my…"